"Environmental Justice advocates argue that current carbon pricing programs place undue burdens of combustion-related diseases on low-income communities and communities of color, and this is true," writes Brent Ranalli, who goes on to propose some potential solutions.
Caroline Whyte speaks with Sarah McKinley of the Democracy Collaborative, who explains what Community Wealth Building and social enterprise are, and how they can help us to visualise and plan towards a more regenerative economic system.
We argue in this submission that a change in mindset concerning the nature of economic success will be a prerequisite for alleviating many of the severe risks which we are currently facing.
Caroline Whyte from Feasta joined Fidelma O'Kane and Gerry McGovern as speakers at this online event, hosted by Feasta, CAIM and Futureproof Clare, on February 1 at 7:30pm. Caroline described a possible future strategy for those who support the transition to renewable energy, but who also wish to ensure that this process does not cause unnecessary environmental damage.
Seán Ó Conláin and Caroline Whyte speak with Margreet Frieling of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance about the potential of wellbeing frameworks as tools for improving how societal progress can be measured. How transformative can these frameworks be?
Along with our partners in this Hub, we're working to achieve an economy in Ireland which is no longer focussed on economic growth as a goal, but rather on societal and ecological wellbeing.